Enduro YZF

2 replies to this topic
  • Elan

Posted January 13, 2002 - 07:05 PM


Does any one race enduro on their yzf, i am 16 and i bought a 2001 yz426. and it seems that racing motorcross is pretty hard when your 150lbs trying to horse the blue beast around the track, but i also race enduros, and have found that a yzf with a large gas tank and fly wheel weights is devastating to conventional "enduro bike" competiton.

Visit the ThumperTalk Store for the lowest prices on motorcycle / ATV parts and accessories - Guaranteed
  • Merfman

Posted January 14, 2002 - 12:12 PM


I race enduros on my 426 as well. I raced 4 enduros last year with pretty decent results. Did you have a question about enduros and the 426 or just making comments?


  • elmo426yz

Posted January 14, 2002 - 02:39 PM


I also race enduros on my 01 yz426, i rode the district 36 series this year in A class, and i ended up 2nd in the open class. If you plan on riding in the same district 36 series you will need a big tank and a flywheel weight, don't get the one that you have to epoxy on, get the one that replaces the stock flywheel, it is more expensive though. Lowering the gears are another big help i found out, since the bike revs so high the thing still screams on the top end.

Related Content



Dirt Bike   Make / Model Specific   Yamaha   YZ 400/426/450
  • Hot  30 replies

Is it worth it? (Cam and High compression piston) by macgi77

Dirt Bike   Make / Model Specific   Honda   CRF 150/230 F/L
  • Hot  36 replies

Should I buy this bike? help....... by Numsa Hul

Dirt Bike   General Dirt Bike Forums   What bike should I buy?
  • * * * * *
  • 10 replies

2016 YZ450 by CaptainKnobby

Dirt Bike   Dirt Bike Technical Forums   Suspension
  • Hot  59 replies

Yamaha YZ450F 2017 by Chris.GVS

Yamaha YZ450F 2017
  • * * * * *
  • 1 review
  • Last review by Tommyk_55
  • On January 15, 2017

Join Our Community!

Even if you don't want to post, registered members get access to tools that make finding & following the good stuff easier.

If you enjoyed reading about "" here in the ThumperTalk archive, you'll LOVE our community. Come join ThumperTalk today!

The views and opinions expressed on this page are strictly those of the author, and have not been reviewed or approved by ThumperTalk.